5/6 Days Marangu Route

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5 - 6 Days
Availability : All Year Round
Marangu Gate - Uhuru Peak
Min Age : 15+
Tour Details

This route approaches the mountain from the southern east, famously known as the “ Coca Cola “ route. This route is the oldest route being used since 1889. Many tourists prefer this route because its easy to climb and guests are accommodated in huts in the style of dormitories. The route takes a minimum of five up to six days to climb.

Departure & Return Location


Departure Time

8am – 9am 

Price Includes

  • Transport to and from
  • Allowance for the crew
  • First aid kit and oxygen tank for an emergency
  • Rescue car
  • Park fees/ VAT
  • Three delicious meals a day
  • Sleeping tents
  • Table and chairs
  • Two nights accommodation in the hotel
  • Ginger tea for the summit
  • Hot water for wash
  • Pick and drop off at the airport

Price Excludes

  • Drinks at the hotel
  • Personal belongings
  • Tips for the guide, cook and porters
  • Taxi driver service
  • Medical insurance
  • Flight tickets

Day 1From Hotel - Marangu Gate - Mandara hut

Elevation: 800m – 1800m – 2720m
Distance: 8km 
Hiking time: 3 -4 hours 
Habitat: mountain forest.
Our trek start at your hotel where we will drive for about one hour and half hours drive to Marangu gate. At the gate you will register to get a permit paper and weighing our luggage. After all legal paper have been completed we start off ascending up to Mandara hut 2720m. While at camp you will have time for acclimatization and a visit to Maundi crater before dinner and briefing with your guide about the next day trek. 

Day 2Mandara Hut - Horombo Hut

Elevation: 2720m – 3720m 
Distance:11 Km 
Hiking time: 5-6 hours 
Habitat: moorland.
The trek through the rainforest starts just after breakfast. Moorlands is the main features up to Horombo Hut 3730m. The clear view of Mount Kilimanjaro starts at this point to Horombo hut. At Horombo dinner and briefing from the guide. 

Day 3Horombo Hut

{ For those who choose 5 days itinerary this day is omitted}
Those who choose the six days itinerary have to spend an extra day for acclimatization. The guide will take you to the Zebra rock up to Mawenzi ridge experiencing 150m of high altitude. Back at Horombo for lunch will be served followed with resting. 

Day 4Horombo Hut - Kibo Hut

Elevation: 3720m – 4720m 
Distance : 9km 
Hiking time: 5-6 hours 
Habitat: alpine desert. 
Having rested the whole night we start to move on after having breakfast to kibo hut. We will pass the last water point to kibo saddle, desert vegetation between Mawenzi peak and kibo peak. Dinner will be served here with a briefing from your guide on the trek to the summit. 

Day 5Summit Day Kibo hut/Uhuru Peak /Horombo Hut

Elevation: 4720 m – 5895m – 3720m
Distance 6km up/15 Km down 
Hiking time: 12-15 hours 
Habitat: alpine desert. 
We will wake up at midnight, take a light breakfast before the summit hike. On this hike you will need to have water 2-3 litres and some chocolate bars. We will ascend for 6 to 7 hours.  We will walk along the kibo crater ridge for one and half hours from Gilman’s point to uhuru peak we takeover 10- 15 minutes for taking pictures before descending back to Kibo hut where you will be served with hot food, and taking a nap before we descend to Horombo hut. Dinner will be served at Horombo hut and overnight.

Day 6Horombo Hut to Marangu Gate - Moshi/ Hotel

Elevation :3720 m – 1800 m – 800 m
Distance: 19 Km 
Hiking time: 5-7 hours 
On this day after having slept at Horombo hut you will be served breakfast before packing for our descent. We pass through moorlands to Mandara hut where lunch will be served. After lunch we move again through the montane forest to Marangu gate. At the gate you will sign out before being driven back to the hotel where you will be provided with a certificate and you to give tips to the whole crew.

Supplements and Prices



We offer the following addons to your gear

  • Private Toilet – USD 150
  • Private Tent – USD 5 per day
  • Thicker sleeping mattress – USD 10 per mattress
  • Thermarest – USD 15 per thermarest

Our packages by default include a foam sleeping mattress of 2 inch thickness, if you want a thicker alternative you can opt a 4 inch foam mattress with above mentioned extra cost.


We offer the following transfer options

  • Kilimanjaro Airport (JRO) to Moshi (one way) – USD 50 per vehicle
  • Moshi to Kilimanjaro Airport (JRO) (one way) – USD 50 per vehicle
  • Arusha to Moshi (one way) – USD 100 per vehicle
  • Moshi to Arusha (one way) – USD 100 per vehicle


Private Trek

Prices for a Private Trek

Please find below the prices for organizing a private trek. The prices are based on your group size.


1650 USD

2 -5

1600 USD


1550 USD


1500 USD


𝘾𝙤𝙨𝙩 𝙏𝙤 𝘾𝙡𝙞𝙢𝙗 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙎𝙖𝙛𝙖𝙧𝙞𝙨:

• Prices vary between operators you should choose with caution.

• We offer reasonable rates for food, equipment, transportation and wages for the staff.

• Our services are better than others because we regard our clients highly.

• We organize group climb of 10-20 people per group, solo clients, honeymooners, pairs and family tours. Also private climbs/ Safaris are organized every day you should reserve your booking with us as soon as possible for any dates, any climbing route or Safari with any number of participants.

• Note that we never add people to a private climb/ safari without consent of the group.

• We Offer 2 Nights hotel in Moshi with B+B make sure you book your accommodation in Moshi rather than Arusha.


𝙒𝙝𝙮 𝘾𝙝𝙤𝙤𝙨𝙚 𝙀𝙭𝙥𝙡𝙤𝙧𝙚 𝙏𝙧𝙚𝙠𝙠𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝘼𝙙𝙫𝙚𝙣𝙩𝙪𝙧𝙚;

We have a team of well experienced, competent, with proven expertise for a long period of time in this field. Our guides have communication skills with good knowledge of first aid skills, provision of Food is done by the best chefs and our porters are well behaved and ready to standout to clients. We ensure individual attention, flexibility and high safety to all. Our 4X4 WD are reliable, comfortable and ready to take to roughest, toughest wilderness.

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